British Military Units That Served in WWII

Name Beginning With (R)

Updated 11/24/10

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Name                                                                            Resource #

Royal Air Force                                                                                  384; 467

Royal Armoured Corps                                                                       49; 530

Royal Berkshires                                                                                 256

Royal Engineers                                                                                  384; 460

Royal Hamilton Light Infantry                                                              312

Royal Horse Artillery                                                                           727

Royal Irish Fusiliers                                                                             311

Royal Navy Beach Party C, Royal Navy Beach Commandos               69

Royal Navy Beach Commandos                                                          69

Royal Navy Commandos                                                                     69

Royal Navy Commando D                                                                   69

Royal Norfolks                                                                                    256

Royal Pioneer Corps                                                                            594

Royal Scots Fusiliers, 15th Scottish Division                                         417

Royal Tank Regiment, 11th Armoured Division                                     845

Royal Ulster Rifles, 6th Airborne Division                                             187

Royal West Kent Regiment                                                                  256; 444

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